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Pike-Lincoln Technical Center (PLTC) students recently competed at the SkillsUSA and Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) state contests. Jeff Love from Louisiana High School won a first place medal in the diesel hands on category at the SkillsUSA contest held at the State Technical College in Linn. (See accompanying story). SkillsUSA is a national association linking students to industry through competitions. More than 30 students represented Pike-Lincoln at the
On April 28, the first statewide census administration of the ACT will be given to all eleventh grade students throughout the state. Louisiana School District will allow private and home school students to participate in the ACT assessment. Any private, parochial or home school student wishing to participate in the assessment, should contact LHS School Counselor, Lisa Leake, at 573-754-6181 no later than April 26.
Fourth grade students at Clopton Elementary were given a chance to see a science lesson become reality during a special presentation given by Keith Mueller of Cuivre River Electric Cooperative on Wednesday, March 25. Students have been learning about electricity and how circuits work. Mueller explained how power lines work and stressed how to stay safe around them.
A bill introduced in the Missouri legislature to consolidate small school systems is perceived as a threat to the BONCL R-X School District just outside of Louisiana. House Bill 1292 from Kurt Bahr, (R-O’Fallon) would require school districts with less than 350 students to be consolidated with two or more larger districts, using one administrative unit and one school board. That would essentially eliminate the BONCL school board and Administrator
Louisiana Elementary and Middle Schools recently announced Science Fair winners. Earth Science, grades 3-5: third place, Jasmine Perez; second place, Blake Maier and first place, Russel Price and Lindsey Reeves. Earth Science, grades 6-8: third place, Tori Darnell and Estefania Ramirez; second place, Cori Johner and Sydney Hodkins and first place, Caitlin England. Life Science, grades K-2: first place, Dominic Hathaway. Life Science, grades 3-5: third place, Brilin Stewart; second place,
Louisiana middle school students recently competed with nine other area schools in the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics annual regional math contest. Participating this year were: from left, Kellen Dewey, Dalton Gloe, Amanda Sencenbaugh, Abby Moon, Ti Niedner, Caitlin England, Aubrey Wendel, Emily Hughes, Marianne Edwards and Rebecca Calvin. Not pictured are Logan Crocker, Cecelia Hathaway, Michael Powers and Marin Powers.
The Clopton Science Fair, for students in Kindergarten through eighth grade, was held Monday, Feb. 23. A reception was held at 5:30 p.m. and awards were presented at 6 p.m. There were 10 projects chosen to compete at the Pike County Science Fair to be held March 10 at St. Clement. These include: Life Science K-2: Kain Eivins; Life Science 3-5: Landon Blackwell; Earth Science 3-5: Jack O’Brien; Life Science